Jeffrey E. Stone concentrates his practice on white-collar criminal defense, complex commercial litigation, internal investigations and counseling to boards of directors and senior business executives. He represents corporations, boards of directors, senior executives and other individuals in a variety of complex civil litigation and criminal prosecutions involving a broad range of industries, including health care, manufacturing and financial services.

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  • Represented a leading dialysis provider in the United States, in transactions as well as nationwide litigation and regulatory compliance, including high-level criminal matters, False Claims Act cases, internal investigations, complex commercial and multi-district class actions, property and liability insurance matters, and other health care litigation
  • Represented a consortium of the largest tobacco manufacturers in the world in a series of over 30 nationwide arbitrations
  • Represented the Audit Committee of a Fortune 500 national travel services company in a prolonged SEC investigation

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  • Stanford University, 2016, recipient of the Gold Spike Award, Stanford’s highest award for lifetime volunteer service to the University
  • American Jewish Committee, 2010 Human Rights Medallion for service in defense of civil liberties and human rights
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2006 to 2020, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Jewish Committee, Board of Governors; member of Executive Council; chair of Asia-Pacific Institute
  • Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society (ALAS), Member of Board of Directors and Chair of Investment Committee

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Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude, 1983
Stanford University, BA, with honors and distinction, 1978


Courts / Agencies
Supreme Court of the United States
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (trial bar)

Jeffrey E. Stone

Insights & Events / Media

ALAS Managing Partner’s Corner / March 2019

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 24 - 25, 2018

Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 25 - 26, 2017

Ethikos / March 15, 2015

A Law Firm’s Code of Conduct: McDermott Will & Emery LLP Case ...